Mar 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
, billion with a "b" in assistance to the solar industry. >>> this weekend is workshop weekend in oakland, california. residents there can sign up for a host of classes organized by the city, cheese makek, origami photo album and introduction to lock picking. the mayor received a lot of angry e-mails about the last class, considering burglaries are up 40% this year in oakland. the mayor has apologized for promoting that last class. in her newsletter, we checked, tomorrow's locked picking class is sold out. >>> finally, president obama's hybrid "star wars"/"star trek" question about why he can't work out sequester deal with congress has take on a life of its own on twitter. >> the fact they don't take it, means that i should somehow, you know, do a jedi mind meld with these folks and convince them to do what is right. >> bret: within minutes, "star wars," "star trek," "vulcan" and "jedi mind meld" were trending on twitter. these are our favorites -- >> for those of you less familiar with the science fiction, president appears to have confused "star wars" jedi with the "star trek" vulcans.